Episode #391

How to Change the Narrative [Student Highlight]

With Shawn Singleton

Sharing in the excitement of our students’ success is such a privilege for our team at the Speaker Lab! Our Director of Student Success, Maryalice Goldsmith, is taking the mic for our Student Highlight series so you can hear directly from our students about their experiences and what they want you to know about growing your speaking business.

Shawn Singleton is a highly accomplished individual who credits his success to a deep desire to stop the cycle of bad habits and take a deeper dive into the concept of life culture. His mission to be the best version of himself and help others do the same is at the core of his work. During this conversation, he shares some of his ah-ha moments as one of our Elite students and how he built a firm foundation of fundamentals by working through each module.

Shawn is a champion for transforming mindset and changing the narrative. He started with small speaking gigs as he built his content, but he quickly realized the principles he was sharing were ready for a larger audience. He consistently works to meet leaders where they are and show them how they can build sustainable and successful businesses.

He’d be the first to tell you that his time at The Speaker Lab helped him to narrow his topic, build confidence, and establish a skill set that will serve him as his speaking business continues to grow. Shawn is awesome and has a great story to share!


  • The impact of technology and our need to be busy
  • Discovering your passion and finding your niche
  • Making your passion marketable
  • Why building confidence matters
  • Identifying your non-negotiables
  • Managing your nerves and making an impact
  • How to use your voice as a tool
  • And much more!
About Shawn Singleton

Shawn Singleton, II is a 2021 CREA Award winner, Brainz Executive Contributor, Scribd featured speaker for leadership and mindset, published author of “Brick by Brick: Reshape Your Thinking”, Certified Personal Trainer, and Cognitive Behavioral, Life, and Business Coach who has committed the last 14 years of his life learning what it takes to develop habits and the mindset to become successful in life, both personally and professionally.

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We’ll send you the exact three emails you can send to conference planners and event organizers that Grant Baldwin (our founder) used to book over $2M in speaking gigs. 

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